Sentinel-3 stacks up24 April 2014
Sentinel-3 stacks up24 April 2014 Over the last year, engineers have been carefully testing and piecing together the multitude of components that make up Sentinel-3. The recent arrival of the infrared radiometer is a milestone in the exacting process of building this upcoming Copernic...
Livas brings aerosols and clouds under one roof17 April 2014
Livas brings aerosols and clouds under one roof17 April 2014 In Greek mythology, Aeolus was ‘keeper of the winds’ and ruled over a number of gods, each responsible for a particular wind – one of which was Livas who blew from the southwest. Today, Livas is giving a helping hand to ESA’s ADM-Aeolus and EarthCAR...
First radar vision for Copernicus16 April 2014
First radar vision for Copernicus16 April 2014 Launched on 3 April, ESA’s Sentinel-1A satellite has already delivered its first radar images of Earth. They offer a tantalising glimpse of the kind of operational imagery that this new mission will provide for Europe’s ambitious Copernicus environmen...
Copernicus Masters seeks new ideas for satellite data10 April 2014 The fourth annual Copernicus Masters competition is just around the corner. Ideas for services, business concepts and applications based on satellite Earth observation data can be submitted starting on 15 April.
Testing Sentinel’s radar vision08 April 2014
Testing Sentinel’s radar vision08 April 2014 Two days after launch, the first Sentinel satellite for Europe’s Copernicus programme has passed its initial instrument checks and technical verifications of the ground segment.
Sentinel-1 performs opening dance routine04 April 2014
Sentinel-1 performs opening dance routine04 April 2014 Following its launch yesterday, Sentinel-1A has performed a carefully choreographed 10-hour dance routine to open its large radar antenna and solar wings.